RightScale CTO and Founder to Present at Cloud Computing Expo

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Thorsten von Eicken to Share Experiences Gleaned From RightScale's Thousands of Cloud Deployments

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RightScale, Inc., the leader in cloud computing management, today announced that Thorsten von Eicken, the company's CTO and founder, will present at the Cloud Computing Expo, to be held November 19-21 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, Calif. Mr. von Eicken will leverage his unique experience as CTO of the leading cloud management vendor, which has enabled thousands of production deployments, to address key concepts behind deploying on the cloud as well as the risks and rewards of cloud computing for the enterprise.

Mr. von Eicken will participate in the following sessions at the Cloud Computing Expo:
Deploying into the Clouds: Concepts, Benefits, and Experiences
Thursday, November 20, 4:50 p.m.

In this session, von Eicken will address how cloud computing offers significant benefits over traditional solutions for deploying production systems as well as for conducting development and testing activities. This session will distill the unique characteristics of clouds and describe how to best think about deployments in the clouds. Case studies and real experiences from von Eicken's two years of cloud computing experience will illustrate the pros and cons of today's cloud offerings. His technical discussion will cover:

  • Layers of cloud computing
  • Cost breakdown versus traditional solutions
  • IT management and development, testing benefits and examples
  • Extreme, fast scalability at low cost
  • Deploying across multiple clouds

Cloud Power Panel: The Risks & Rewards of Cloud Computing for the Enterprise
Friday, November 21, 12:10 p.m.

Mr. von Eicken, along with industry luminaries including Platform Computing's Martin Harris, Erik Carlin from Rackspace, Stephen Herrod from VMWare, Peter Nickolov from 3Tera, will address the process, benefits and risks for cloud computing.

RightScale representatives will be available to demonstrate and discuss the company's leading cloud management platform at booth 24 (in the South Tower) at Cloud Computing Expo.

About RightScale, Inc.
RightScale, Inc. is the leader in cloud computing management. RightScale delivers the management platform, tools and expertise that enable companies to create scalable web solutions on cloud computing services that are reliable, easy to manage, and affordable. Funded by Benchmark Capital, RightScale is a private company headquartered in Santa Barbara, California. To learn more about RightScale, or sign up for a free edition of its automated management system, visit http://www.RightScale.com.

RightScale is a pending trademark of RightScale, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Other product or company names mentioned may be trademarks or trade names of their respective companies.


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